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Korea ratifies free trade deals with Israel, Cambodia
Korea’s National Assembly ratified a respective free trade agreement (FTA) with Israel and Cambodia, wrapping up the final domestic procedure needed for their implementation.
Japan keen to ink FTA with Sri Lanka - Embassy official
Japan is keen to ink a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Sri Lanka to increase bilateral trade between the two countries, said Deputy Head of Mission Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka Katsuki Kotaro.
Advancing the free trade agreement strategy
China will advance its free trade agreement strategy to effectively connect domestic and foreign markets and relevant resources, in terms of “expanding scope, improving quality and raising efficiency”, according to the Commerce Ministry.
Canada prefers FTA with Asean over bilateral deal with Philippines
Canada has expressed preference for a free trade agreement with the ASEAN instead of one with the Philippines, dampening the hopes of some groups that a bilateral trade deal between the two countries will be forged.
Bangladesh, Cambodia look to boost bilateral trade
Bangladesh and Cambodia are likely to sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) to boost bilateral trade between the two Asian countries.
Pro-business arbitration with ISDS
In a repeated-interaction setting ISDS is prone to collusion to the benefit of all parties except the host states, study shows.
Corporate concentration: Agri-food giants dominate global food chain more than ever, report warns
Over the past 40 years, the study underscores that the largest agrochemical firms have used intellectual property laws, mergers and new technologies to take control of the seed sector.
Investors v. Climate action
What recent case law and treaty reforms may mean for the future of investment arbitration in the energy sector.
India-Austalia FTA: Aussie companies scout for greater opportunities in India
With the India-Australia Free Trade Agreement close to being implemented, a 100-member business delegation will visit India later this month to scout for fresh opportunities.
On trade, post-Brexit Britain is less transparent than ever
Australia deal and Energy Charter Treaty show why we must be able to hold government accountable for trade.
Brazil’s Lula expects to reach trade agreement with EU in six months if elected
Brazilian presidential candidate said he should reach an agreement on a trade deal between South America’s Mercosur trade bloc and the European Union within six months, if he wins October’s presidential election.
Five years into Canada-Europe trade deal, full ratification not guaranteed
Canada’s trade deal with the European Union has been operating in draft mode for five years, raising doubts it will ever be formally implemented.
India and European Union discuss Free Trade Agreement, price cap on Russian oil
India and the European Commission are eager to "expedite" the dialogue for the Free Trade Agreement.
EU hopes for trade pact with Indonesia within two years
The European Union hopes to strike a free-trade agreement with Indonesia within two years despite disputes with Southeast Asia’s largest economy over palm oil and nickel, the bloc’s trade commissioner said.
Australia and European Union resume free trade talks
Australia and the European Union have resumed free trade talks in the Australian capital, Canberra.
Israel, Bahrain launch negotiations for free trade agreement
Israel and Bahrain announced the opening of negotiations for reaching a free trade agreement, Israel’s Ministry of Economy and Industry said.
The EU must withdraw from the Energy Charter Treaty
An international treaty that hamstrings governments’ ability to make climate policy is still in force – and an attempted overhaul has not worked. This is why the EU and its member states need to walk away from the Energy Charter Treaty.
India-UK Free Trade Agreement likely to be sealed by Diwali: Piyush Goyal
Piyush Goyal has said that both the UK and India are working toward the Diwali deadline for the India-UK free trade agreement (FTA).
Bilawal, Norwegian FM for early conclusion of FTA between Pakistan, EFTA
Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and his Norwegian counterpart Ms. Anniken Huitfeldt Tuesday underlined the importance of early conclusion of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Pakistan and European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
Farmers ’big winners’ of UK trade deal
Australia’s agricultural sector would be the big winner of a new free trade deal with the UK, the chief negotiator has declared.